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Blue Ridge Mountains at your back door

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, 13 Sleeps

This 4000 sp ft home is located on a ridge over looking I-40 with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains from all 3 levels. It is only 2 miles I-40 and from there you are only about 1 hour from Charlotte, Asheville or Sugar Mountain. The master suite is on the main level with living room (has gas fireplace), full kitchen, 1/2 bath, dinning room, laundry and sun room (twin bed on sunroom). Two bedrooms w/ queen beds are on the upper level with a full bath, and loft area. The lower level has a full bath, TV, game table, bar (with wet sink and frig) gas fireplace, children's game room, 4th (bedroom has 1 queen and 2 full size beds) & 5th bedroom (double bed) and porch and 2 decks.

Barbara Stroud
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 8, 2017

Why Barbara Stroud chose North Carolina

This home is the perfect place for family gathering and yet plenty of space to be by yourself.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to send a note to tell you how nice the home is. You have done

a beautiful job in decorating the home. It is much more than we expected.

We have stayed at several VRBO rentals and I must say that this is the best.

You have made our stay and time with our family very special with your attention to detail. Thank you and we hope you have a nice holiday season.
Dec 2014
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Valdese House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Children welcome ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 15 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Half Bathroom - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Master has walk in shower.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
  • The childern's playroom has a futon which can be use as full size bed. Twin on sunroom on the main floor.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Blue Ridge Mountains at your back door
average rating of 4.9 based on 41 reviews

Wonderful mountain home with beautiful view!

  • 5 of 5

Instead of getting three hotel rooms for our visit to relatives in the NC mtns, we stayed at this wonderful mountain home. The pictures do not do it justice, the home is clean and beautifully decorated with plenty of room to spread out. The master bedroom is huge with a comfortable bed and ceiling fan with a sitting room right off the master, and the large living room on the main level leads out to a porch with a terrific view of the valley below. The owner provided excellent customer service and answered all our questions quickly. We had five in our group, and the next time we come up to the mountains to visit, we are definitely reserving this home - highly recommended!!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great guest, so easy to work with
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Great place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house with extended family as we were in the area for a wedding. It was easy to find, the view was stunning and the home was large and beautiful. And the house had everything we needed and more. Barbara the owner was very responsive and very friendly in responding to any questions that we had. We would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

I knew this home would be quite nice and have a good view. However, I was not prepared for how gorgeous and spacious the home is, nor for the amazing view. Everything one could want or think about was included in this lovely home. Barbara was most helpful and easy to work with. This helped make for a really pleasant and enjoyable vacation for our whole extended family. One word of caution is that if you have trouble with steps as I do, the three front steps are much higher than normal and there is not a handrail. We used extra wooden blocks that I carry with me so that I could negotiate each step along with someone to help me. For most people, they wouldn't even notice it. I highly recommend this fabulous home and its location. Thanks, Barbara

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The home was spacious and the view was wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

We came to the area for a wedding and were delighted to find this place. It was close to the Interstate, yet secluded. The home worked great for our large family to relax together and enjoy our time away. The many rooms allowed us to be together as a group, but there were also areas of privacy. I would highly recommend this home for a getaway!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great Quilt Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Shared this home with 5 quilters from Fl. Set up in front of windows on sun deck. Love looking up from our sewing to the view of the mountains. Beds were great, food better and company fantastic. This was the 3rd and best retreat so far. Looking forward to the next one.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Can't wait to host this group again.
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The perfect home for family!

  • 5 of 5

I just can't say enough good things about this home or the wonderful owner. From the very beginning, communication was excellent and friendly. All questions were answered.

The house itself is absolutely beautiful with a stunning view of the valley from all levels. The master bedroom with private sitting room was a special treat. Five of us stayed there, but there was room for at least 6 to 8 more. Full kitchen, sun room, game room, and even a special room for children to play. The decor was gorgeous and the entire house was very comfortable. The only drawback might be for those with mobility issues as there are stairs, but overall this place was just perfect. We had a family reunion there with about 14 people and there was ample room for everyone.

Thank you so much for opening up your beautiful home. We will definitely be back the next time we visit North Carolina!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I wish there was a place for an elevator so that those who have problems with the stairs could enjoy all levels of the home.
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Charlotte, NC
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Granite Falls, NC
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
58 Miles
Sugar Mountain Beech Mountain & Banner Elk
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Additional Guest Fee $10 per person per night
Damage Deposit $500


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.